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a bear. >> i like the view, and time that mountains but i am not a big fan of the woods. >> i talked to victor martin when he was on a lay over tonight and he says he is glad to be coming home. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police released the names of two suspects in connection with a shooting on friday where a bullet struck a young girl. shadon caprice mitchell and lazarus thomas were arrested. the bullet struck a girl and the shooting was gang related and may have stemmed from a argument. the girl is in critical condition. >>> we learned today what authority found in the home of one of the us spects accused of beating san francisco giants' fan bryan stow. one suspect may have also been involved in other attacks that night. >> reporter: we have obtain these documents that show one of the defends a-- defendants attacked two other suspects and bragging may have put them on lapd's radar. these stetches take us inside the los angeles courtroom where the arraignments of louie sanchez and marvin norwood were delayed. disappointing news to bryan stow's girlfriend. >> frustrated.
. >> reporter: big crowds gathered in oakland to watch that final shuttle launch. >> 4, 3, 2, 1. liftoff. >> it was a full house at the space and science center. thousands of people filled the theater for a bittersweet watch. >> this is the last shuttle launch of and since america doesn't have a replacement vehicle, how long will it be before we get back into space? >> the end of the space program ace tough sell for some people. some people are not quite sure how it can be over. >>> we are learning more information on at that time jake plane crash in watsonville. it turns out there were four people on board, two adults and two children when it slammed into the side of a medical building. allie rasmus joins us now from the crash site. >> reporter: i want to share with you that we have just learned the names of the victims of that crash. a family member sent us a photo of them. they are david and dede haughton of santa cruz. they were killed in this crash. so were their sons, ryan and luke. they were on board of this plane that we're going to show you right here. this is where federal inve
:05, happening as we speak, a big sink hole on highway 87 in san jose. that's right along the southbound side of the highway near west virginia street. work crews are out there and so is ktvu tara moyarti but what's the very latest? >> workers workers will not continue work until engineers arrive. we had to move because it was simply too dangerous. you can see where they've blocked out one southbound lane of 87 on the left and then one lane of alma avenue on the right. the sink hole is about 30 feet wide. there's a big gap underneath the median. now caltrans discovered the problem tuesday. they came out. they poured some gravel. sort of a band aid fix. and last night they compressed the gravel and found it sank. you can see where the concrete is exposed now. there's a huge crack running up and down on that roadway. they shutdown some lanes on the freeway. we are close to west virginia street. just to give you an idea where we are on 87. crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sink hole. damage is pretty extensive. the highway seems to be moving up. right now let's check i
the cynicism and show the american people we can still do big things." so he will make the case to congressional leaders that we must reject politics of least resistance and take on this critical challenge. joining us now is the senate's top republican, who will be a key participant at today's talks. senator mitch mcconnell. welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> glad to be here. >> bret: let's start with what happened and from your perspective, where do things stand now ahead of the meeting tonight at the white house? >> unfortunately, as the speaker said, the white house and congressional democrats are insisting on big tax increases as a condition to do anything on the spending side. bret, we believe the president is right back in december -- was right in december when he signed the two-year extension of the current tax rates that raising taxes in the middle of the economic situation we're in is a terrible idea. just look at the unemployment figures last friday. all the arguments the president used in december still work today there is an additional issue other than unemploymen
>>> good morning. a big stink in one bay area neighborhood. what is causing that awful smell. >>> and overnight explosion and fire in one of the bay area's most affluent areas. some critical questions still need to be answered. >>> a crackdown on cutting classes. a controversial decision in concord, just hours ago. >>> election the bug that could ruin the summer for many bay area campers. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, july 13th. >>> well, overnight, right now, the cause of an early-morning fire in atherton is under investigation. now, this fire started at a home on mount vernon lane at about 3:00 a.m. at this at this house. part of the house is currently under construction. we were able to find out everybody inside got out safely. >>> san francisco police are investigating two similar overnight robberies that happened within blocks of each other. the first one was on stockton and sutter streets at 1:00 a.m. the second one happened just a couple of blocks down ton sutter, 45
here you can see the sinkhole is pretty big, about 30 feet across and you can actually put your hand underneath the median there and it will come out on the other side. it is -- it has forced crews to shut down one lane of highway 87 southbound in the alma avenue on-ramp. caltrans discovered the problem tuesday, they came out, they poured some gravel and then last night they compressed that gravel and found that it sunk about a foot below the earth's surface and you can see where that concrete is exposed, all the cracks there. so they shut down some lanes on the freeway at 9:00 last night. we are close to west virginia street just to give you an idea of where we are on 87, and again one southbound lane is closed as is the alma avenue off-ramp. but the on-ramp from 280 is open and crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sinkhole so you definitely want to avoid this area. we would suggest using south alma avenue to -- expressway to 87 or also take monterey road as well and cut across to west capitol expressway to 87th. live in san jose, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu chann
amendment. congressman jordan, you are a big sponsor of this. president obama says it would cut medicare and social security much more deeply than paul ryan's budget plan. >> it mirrors the budget proposal that house passed earlier this year. we like to do it as a common sense american plan. americans know we're spend toog much, we're headed for a cliff, we're headed for bankruptcy. let's cut spending in year one, cap it as a percentage of our economy going forward. everyone understands our government is getting too big. do something historic. for the first time in american history, pass a balanced budget amendment through the house and the senate, send it to the states. have this requirement that everyone else has to live under, make the federal government either has a $14 trillion debt, let's make up with the same requirement everyone else has to abide by. >> chris: since sensible. congressman van hollen, what is wrong with cut, cap and balance and what are the chances it will get through the house, senate and signed by the president? >> no one should be fooled about this. they're not
night to join at least six other bay area cities. >>> a big day for the man kicked off that plane because of his sagging pants. the decision the d.a.'s office is expected to hand down later today. >>> and a new report raises more concerns for pg&e pipelines. the flaw that could cause major failures during a big earthquake. it's all ahead here on the ktvu morning news. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to a brand new day. it's the middle of the week wednesday july 13th. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's definitely cool out there once again. steve paulson has the forecast. >> all right. pam, dave, thank you very much. we have overcast conditions. not only low clouds but very low clouds in the form of fog and a lot of mist and drizzle again. plus you have a rather significant sea breeze in place. it's going to be a very cool day even well inland as temperatures in areas that should be near the upper 80s or 90s will be in the 70s and closer to the coast 50s and 60s. here's sal. >>> traffic is moving along well here in oakland northboun
to change the law so this does not happen again. >> a big chunk of money to -- the federal department of health and human services awarded them almost half a million dollars and that will pay for two new mobile clinics which will provide health care to an extra 1900 students. these new clinics are expected to begin operating within the next year. >> >> san francisco's supervisors will consider changing the city's health care security law. now city hall officials say about $40 million at san francisco businesses paid into a health care reimbursement account for uninsured workers it wasn't used last year. those officials say the businesses took the money back. they want to change the system. so that unused money would have to be rolled over to the following year. some business leaders say that could lead to a loss of jobs in san francisco. >>> all right. speaking of san francisco, let's check in for traffic. how are things trying to cross the bay bridge. >> the metering lights are on. give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes. in the south bay this is the second biggest hot spot. stop and
warmer inland on the weekend but not a big jump up. temperatures i think will just recover and get back into the 80s. by the coast i still think 50s and 60s. system moved into the pacific northwest actually settled into oregon and the southern end of that has just been sweeping in low clouds. you can see how they bank up. they'll be a decrease in the low cloud deck because it's getting so cool aloft and also the inland temperatures have been plunging there's really not a lot to support it but it's still there. and every wind direction is almost out of the west or southwest. the delta breeze howling all the way to sacramento. two 60s, san jose and san jose state. but upper 50s and mid-50s. that system continues to carve itself out right out of the portland. for this time of year that's an extremely impressive system to make it that far and have this much of an impact. low overcast drizzle fog temperatures held in check cool for july no doubt about that. today, tomorrow bottom out and then a slight increase friday as we head into the weekend. still lots of 70s in areas that should be uppe
bridge. so the resulting traffic backup while the investigation was going on was a big headache for commuters -- commuters. at this point, it's unclear if either the driver or the cyclist will be cited. kraig debora ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kraig. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur will hold a meeting tonight in an attempt to cool down tensions tied to a police shooting on saturday. it will be held at 6:00 at the bayview opera house. [ chanting ] >> a protest was held last night in downtown san francisco to express anger over the fatal shooting of 19-year-old parolee kenneth harding. the officers involved in the shooting say harding pulled a weapon and shot at them first. investigators say residue from a weapon was found on harding's hands. police arrested 35 people at the protest. demonstrators are being blamed for vandalism, breaking windows at the castro muni station and throwing rocks and smoke bombs. >>> president obama is scheduled to meet with republican leaders from the house of representatives in less than two hours to talk about the debt ceiling and defi
're completed, this construction project has been put on hold. on the 100 block of freemont, a big gig has been halted. earlier today, crews were working on relocating underground utilities for the transit center. but at 12:30 this afternoon, a subconsultant for the company m squared hit a high voltage wire, the sparks causing third degree burns to his hands and face. >> they were trying to clear some facilities out. >> pg & e says because construction on the terminal is a multi-year multi-phased project, it won't shut off power to the line because it will impact too many customers. >> it hurts, it just hurts. >> reporter: these veterans of the construction business walked by the site to find out what happened and were devastated to hear one of their own had been injured. >> i'm a pile driver and as a pile driver, you know, you don't know what's under ground and it's always a risk. >> reporter: pg & e says the subcontractor have detailed maps of what lies under ground and that everything is marked in paint prior to a dig. >> a job of this size and of this magnitude, really there's a lot of movi
warmer on sunday. another cool down on monday. >>> 5:10 is the time. a big area company that has been the topic of takeover rumors now has a big. one of clorox's biggest share owners. >>> we are hearing about what osama bin laden was planning to do on the upcoming tenth anniversary of the september 11th attacks. >>> this is a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looking good as you make your way into san francisco. we'll have more traffic ahead. >>> time now 5:13. we know what osama bin laden was planning to do when he was killed. that is according to information that u.s. navy seals seized from bin laden's compound in pakistan. reportedly those plans were still being formed. the communications info includes exchanges between bin laden and operations chief where they talked about the names of possible attack team members. >>> at 8:00 this morning we will hear president obamas take on how the debt limit talks are going. he is scheduled a news conference for the second time this week. ktvu alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to talk about where the negotiations sta
and dry fourth of july weekend. this is part of the latest budget cuts tied to san jose's big budget crisis. on any given day a fire truck or fire engine will be out of service at one of san jose four stations. these cuts are raising public safety fears both in and outside the fire department. >> response times increase. fire intensity grows. and so upon arrival our firefighters will be faced with a greater workload, higher risk, and greater demand. >> that is not good for anybody. >> there will not be any re ductions in staff on sunday or the fourth of july. there are cuts that take place today. >>> san francisco city leaders failed to meet today's budget deadline. they were huddled in closed door meetings in city hall until late last night. they are still trying to figure out the final pieces of a huge budget package. now they have agreed on nearly all of the major points in ed lee's $6.8 billion spending plan. the remaining sticking points include proposed social services cuts and contracting -- contracting out security at some city hospitals. >>> the u.s. senate canceled its holi
there is a big fog bank out there. yesterday it was very shallow and didn't make much of an impact but today it will. now here is sal. >>> steve, right now 880 is getting very slow. that is because of a crash up at 29th about a mile away from here. you can see traffic is stepping up. approaching the coliseum. you can see northbound 880 traffic up on the left of your screen is thick. now the accident is not injury but they are having trouble getting it out of the right lane. also this morning we are looking at the san mateo bridge. that traffic looks good heading out to 101. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> a search will continue off of mexico's coast for seven missing fishermen who's boat capsized and sank. most of the passengers are from right here in the bay area. tara moriarty is joining us live in the newsroom with more on the families and those survivors who are hoping and hoping. tara. >> that is right. three brothers from the bay area survived the boat wreck. their little brother brian long of berkeley is still missing. every hour that goes by hope gets hit with reality. the coast
a pretty big concern. still only about a 30% chance of launch today because of a storm passing across florida. we are looking live there now. it doesn't look bad from this angle. nat is a is hoping it can get started. this is the final u.s. space shuttle mission. >>> the public is invited to chabot space center. kicks are $10 at the door. darts open in just about 9:minutes. claudine wong will be there. she will tell us what makes viewing the launch there so special. this there is another shuttle launch party another that. >>> some of the bay area men that survived that fishing boat accident are back home. but they are devastated because their friends are still missing. >> we are leaving friends behind in the search. we stayed so long because we wanted to see if this was natural conclusions. >> family members and friends of seven missing fishermen got their first call from the coast guard. they were able to ask questions about that search. >> what we want to do is find out what is going to be the final word on a possible dive. is it possible? when it would be possible. >> the coast gua
an then the big cooldown for the weekend. >>> 7:12. will president obama replace joe biden? there's new talk about who will -- about who the president will replace as vice president. >>> and the duke and duchess will be visiting the rich and famous in l.a. this weekend. there's a reason why they will be spending time on skid row as well. >>> >>> good morning. temperatures will really drop according to those by the coast -- not according. i don't know where that came from. but you know what i mean. by the coast sand bay inland -- coast and the bay and inland. >>> hot rumors around the white house. now, aides to president obama say joe biden is thinking about replacing -- say president obama is thinking about replacing joe biten. there's been speculation that he would be replaced with -- with andrew cuomo. president obama's'ss are saying here's nothing to -- president obama's aides are saying there's nothing to 9 rumors. >>> scott macfarlane is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to explain how the cuts could affect transportation cuts here in the bay area. >> reporter: congress considering major
yesterday. then this morning is was a big question. as you see people heading in to catch the 7:10 vote is there will be no strike but it did take us awhile to get here. >> you don't see signs up, so i guess we're supposed to work. >> you didn't know anything about a strike? >> no. >> reporter: that man was our first indication that the strike wouldn't happen at all. he belongs to the inlandboatmen's union, the union that was supposed to go on strike. he showed up for work this morning. so did the other employees. so just after 5 service went ahead as scheduled. that was the first gate to open and there were a handful of passengers. >> i was in the car on the way to the city. i was just about to drive when i heard. >> reporter: how much easier is it for you get on the boat? >> much, coffee, paper. >> reporter: two boats left. there was a lot of confusion. we heard from the district. they said the union didn't give them a head's up. the union said they did tell the district yesterday morning about the possibility of a strike and told them last night this was called off. taking a live loo
and tracking our temperatures today. >> big improvements over yesterday. temperatures 5-15 degrees cooler than what we experienced on sunday. live look of the bay. haze out there thanks to a sea breeze. humidity is up, that's also good news when we are talking about fire danger. some of the highs so far. 90 degrees in santa rosa. 94 concord. 96 livermore and 99 in antioch. the final round up will come in the next half hour. still quite hot out there. we are going to get hotter come to see. we will look that highs tomorrow and talking about the sea breeze, we got fog and low clouds long the coast line, whether or not that will impact fireworks tonight. >>> the coast guard is planning extra patrols today. they had a helicopter over san francisco bay this afternoon. in addition for looking for anyone in trouble they were looking for people who operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. >>> on the roads the chp is reporting an increase in dui arrests and highway deaths in california. between friday night and this morning 1,358 people have been arrested statewide, compare that to 1,329
low clouds that fog is saying i'm back and back in a big way. yesterday it was there but it was very shallow and only confined to the coast. still 60s, 70s, and 80s and now some low 90s. temperatures will start coming down. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along nicely at the coliseum here. you can see traffic is looking pretty good coming up past the oakland coliseum and heading north or south. also this morning we are looking at san francisco. there it is northbound 101 moving well past the ups building all the way up to the downtown area. let's go back to the desk. >>> the search continues for seven missing fisherman while incredible stories of survival are emerging. tara moriarty is joining us in the newsroom with the details of the amazing survival stories. >> reporter: some survey veries drank melted ice and ate hierarchy kisses to -- hershey kisses to stay alive. many passengers and crew members were in the water for 16 hours before they were rescued or reached land. some of the 35 crew members and passengers who made it were able to grab life ja
can watch tomorrow's women's world cup final on a big-screen with a few other soccer fans. >>> run he had run, see who is behind the moment to get san francisco's mayor to run for the office in the upcoming election. the 10:00 news continues in 90 seconds. >>> when richmond's iron triangle neighborhood makes it into the news, it's usually not good. but tonight, we can show you something other than crime and violence from that community. ktvu's mike mibach reports. >> reporter: saturday morning, richmond's iron triangle. >> it's going to be a change. it's going to be a change in richmond. >> reporter: on this day at this park. >> we're trying to stop the violence and i with like to be part of that. >> reporter: a picnic, a party, all filled with music, basketball and richmond residents. this is the iron triangle picnic in the heart of one of the roughest neighbors in the bay area. >> we came together and decided to change the dynamics of this park to improve the conditions at that park to make a better place. >> so what is the point of this party other than turning up the music and
at a sleepover allie rasmus is live with more, including the soda that's becoming a big part of the investigation. >> reporter: we're live in santa rosa. this agency is investigating the 14-year-old's death. now, the four girls at the sleepover, including the victim, said they passed around a soda that taste strange. the sheriff's office determined there was an unknown substance to it. the teens were at a sleepover at a home and all four got sick during the night. they started throwing up after they drank the soda. at first, the parents thought it was food poisoning, but then on sunday, one of them would not wake up. they called paramedics. and they determined she died. the crime investigations unit are looking into the death. a cause of death for that 14- year-old girl has not been determined yet. we've put in requests with sherr 6 investigators to find out -- sherr 6 investigators to find out where they are with the -- with the investigation. back to you. >> thank you. >>> pleasant hill police say they have two men in custody who may have used clone debit cards to rob bay area atms. officers fo
are telling us about an accident in the south bay. >> nasa right. we have a jackknifeed big prig -- that's right we have a jackknifed big rig. the fire department is actually unloading the contents and putting it into another it truck so it won't spoil. you can see the congestion as a result, if we could pan off to the right there. we can see that people are slowing down. they are stopping to take a look. so it's causing some congestion in the morgan hill area. all right. let's head to pleasanton right now. this is over interstate 680 where we have metering lights doing a test-run. this is between pleasanton and dublin. right now, the lights are all green. and this is to get folks used to the fact about the lights. here's a six-car crash. look at this backup. this is on 0 westbound at highway 4. a tow truck is on the scene but you can see the damage has been done. the backup is pretty extensive. this will probably last for at least the last half-hour or so. if i were you, i would try to avoid 80 westbound. >>> on this monday, patchy fog at bast f there's not a lot out there. there's rain
't happen. >> no. and when the markets do open, it will be a big indication of what happened. the dow jones is down to 86 points, to 12,595. that's come down from the earlier drop of 100 points right at the sound of the opening bell. overnight all of the major asian markets closed down. again, they will reopen again. they are definitely looking towards washington, d.c. to see what happened. the biggest loser, the shanghai composite. australia lost 1.5%. japan finished up. the german market has wandered back into positive territory, a few times within the last few hours. the french and british markets remain down from the closing. now, related in all of this cody traders are taking action. crude oil prices fell below $99 but are now offer -- hovering above that point. some credit agencies are warning that they will drop the u.s. rating from aaa to aa in the next couple of days if the uncertainty continues. one commodity benefiting is gold, gold prices are up $16 so far this morning. record prices there. just about 1600 -- $1,618 an ounce. coming up, we'll have more on whether the debt talks
jordan, he's talking about last night's copper wire theft. >> reporter: a big one. how big? an estimated thousand feet of wire. >> they're stripping the wire too. not only are they cutting it they're taking the plastic off, throwing it away and keeping the cooper. >> reporter: this crew of criminals comes in, slices the cooper cable. rips it out and it only takes about 15 to 20 minutes and this crime it's not the first time it's happened. six schools have been hit this summer. >> what that's telling me right now is that it's gotten our attention. >> reporter: franklin middle school last night, the list goes on and the tab goes up. losses are estimated at $100,000. but who? who's committing these crimes in the middle of night. mel jordan has an idea. >> electricians, they have to be familiar about how when you see the work they just basically now how to cut it and pull. it could even be plumbers. >> reporter: the distribute says it is reviewing surveillance video and it's also offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. in vallejo, mike mibach. >>> tomorrow,
, i'm not going to get a cup of joe at amazon, period. >> now that the big boxes have been done in. one wonders if the little corner bookstore has another chance. >> i wish it would be true but i don't think so. >> in fact, this small used retailer just blocks from borders is soon to close its doors. not done in so much by the internet says the owner but the fear of many recession racked consumers consumers have about spending any money at all. >> if the bookstores are smart they will take advantage of the niche market and bring in more authors and events. >> reporter: i'm consumer editor tom vacar. >>> cash to commute, the controversial proposal to get drivers out of their cars. who would pay for it and their reaction. >>> the bay area letter carrier now being called a hero. [ female announcer ] at jcpenney, we're giving you a big thank you this friday and saturday with the simplest way to save extra! just use your jcpenney rewards credit card to save an extra 20% on everything storewide! no exclusions! save an extra 20% on styles for her, brands for him, and clothes for kids. plu
this morning on the big screen. we are live at moffett field and we are going to listen if on the press conference maybe ask a few questions and we'll have more for you at 6:45. reporting live jade hernandez. >>> commuters in the south bay who use the valley transportation authorities light rail system can stay connected on the go. the vta says free 4g wi-fi is now available on all of its light rail trains. the transit agency has been testing the service for about a week and it plans to expand the wi-fi service to its express buses by early next year. >> a lot of people will like that. >>> let's get you going out the door. tara, how is the bay bridge toll plaza look something >> the metering lights usually go on within next 20 minutes. there is only a slight back up in the cash only lanes. right now this is a live look. you can see it's not too bad as you make your way into san francisco. in marin county this is a live look at 101 near the 580 split. and in the east bay traffic in antioch on the bottom portion of your screen heading westbound to pleasant hill is getting a little congest
headquarters and chief secure faces big challenges in the wake of saturday's shooting in the bayview. >> i love the bayview community. i've been at this opera house more times than i can count. >> reporter: now he was booed last night at the bayview opera house where more than 300 people showed up to talk about the fatal shooting of 19-year- old harding. he was supposed to answer questions about the incident which has sparked widespread community outrage and accusations that harding wasn't even armed. but an hour and a half into the meeting the angry crowd closed in on him and his command staff forced him to leave for his own safety. >> i don't care if you disrespect me but don't disrespect all the other people that came to talk. >> everyone is acting a fool. it's time to act right so you can hear us and get some help in this neighborhood. this is a crisis. [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: now this meeting comes after tuesday's protest where 43 people were arrested. those demonstrators were upset over saturday's incident when two officers in the bayview tried to detain harding for not paying his
investigateth. >>> the idea of a multifunctional i.d. card could get a big push from the oakland city council. the card could help with several issues, including identification for undocumented immigrants and also act as a debit card for the needy. however, implementing that debit card has been a problem. so they may put that on hold see the rest of the program can go forward. >>> there's controversy on the rule of trash crans -- trash cans in atherton. the city council narrowly approved a law which gives residents 24 hours to move their cans into place and another 24 hours to remove them. the rule comes about complaints about people who leave their cans on the street all of the time. some said problem should be resolved by just calling those who hibachily do that -- habitually do that. >>> the nfl lockout is over. kraig debro is live where the facilities are just opening up to players. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: maureen, players are getting here just now. i don't know who that player is. he rolled in. he was very excited. he did a little dance for us in the front seat of his car. we s
. >> reporter: that is right. of course the big news here is that the united states senate has called off its fourth of july recess for the first time since the water gate scandal. if senators are staying here, many republicans are asking why president obama was on the campaign trail in pennsylvania last night and going to camp david this weekend. >> why didn't he call senator mcconnell, speaker boehner, minority pelosi, and majority leader reid into his office and sit down and do his job? >> reporter: president obama also rejected an invitation to meet with gop leaders today calling the invitation political theater. both sides are blaming each other for the impasse. reporting live alison burns. >>> a missouri man is accused of raping a woman as she lay unconscious on a street. the woman was walking in kansas city on wednesday morning when she felt dizzy, sat down and passed out. two witnesses say they saw melvin jackson on top of the woman with his pants around his ankles. they flagged down a nearby patrol car. >> there were witnesses that saw this happening and they stepped up and reported
on in washington is a big part of the reason why. before i served in congress i ran a small business. i was amaze how different washington d.c. operated. most american businesses make the hard choices to pay their bills, live within their means. in washington, more spending and debt is business as usual. i got news for washington, those days are over. president obama came to congress in january and requested business as usual. he had another increase in the national debt but we said not so fast. hereby was the president asking for the largest debt increase in history. here is what we got for that spending binge. a new healthcare bill, a stimulus bill that is more effective in producing material for late night comedians than jobs and a national debt that sparked a crisis. the united states can't default on its debt obligations. the jobs of two many -- too many americans are at steak. the american will not accept an increase in the debt limit without cuts and reforms. over the last six months we have done our best to convince the president to do something dramatic to change our country. something t
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are right by that water's edge and some of that fog a big cool down, if not nice for some, warm for others and really warm for many and especially over the coastal hills, 70s, 80s, 90s to 100 for santa clara valley and all over the place here for the peninsula, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s there could be temperatures really crashing later today but not before we get into warm conditions, much cooler weather into tuesday then inland areas cooler wednesday and everybody settles into a cooler pattern by the end of the week. >> it is 7:12. a new terror tactic, why al qaeda fanatics are being taught to pretend to be gay. >> thousands of workers paying more to light up. >> also a deal on the debt weeks ahead of a deadline, a former president could play a critical role. >>> good morning, sunshine and fog coming down the coast, so cooler coast, maybe bay, but still warm to hot inland with 90s to low 100s. >> 7:15, president obama will spend his independence day with military families joined by his family as they host a barbecue at the white house. tonight everyone will gather for a show, this is the fourth
become world soccer champions today? what they're doing to prepare for the big match, and how you can watch the game. >>> good morning everyone. >> rosemary, i do hate to use those windshield wipers in july, but i did this morning. >> as we get out the door this morning, we've got clouds, we've got fog, we've got drizzle. in the afternoon, we will see the partly cloudy skies. we're waking up just a tad bit warmer this morning than a day ago. we'll show you what we finally will get back to that 90-degree weather coming up. >>> a fatal officer involved shooting sparked protests. today we have new video of the aftermath. >> reporter: good morning, we're standing right where that incident happened. that 19-year-old wound up right here on the other side of that chain link barricade. this whole incident started over there in that area where the t third mine runs. that's where police say that 19- year-old was a fare evader. they say the 19-year-old took off on foot. >> during the course of the foot pursuit, as this point, we believe the suspect fired backwards at the officers. the officers r
-end withdrawal dead line. there are big concerns about what will happen with the remaining 47,000 american troops pull -- when the remaining 47,000 american troops pull out. >>> the u.s. senate returns to washington, d.c. they've cancelled their holiday recess to resume the -- to resume the intense negotiations. an catastrophe is looming and so are changes to medicare. scott macfarlane has more. >> reporter: the white house is ready to offer tens of billions of dollars in cuts to medicare and medicaid to push these negotiations along. "the new york times" reporting that those cuts would squeeze government payments to hospital and to nursing homes. cuts to these so-called entitlement programs are a major sticking point in what has become very fragile negotiations. >> we wish we could keep all of the promises we've made. we don't have the money to do it. i think people realize that's the case. >> reporter: another option is to include taxes. the senate has returned to resume these negotiations. there are no the debt or -- there are no debt or budget talks. the first issue will be talks about the li
? >> the problem with a myny deal, we have a maxi problem. the big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. all it does is delay the moment of truth. apt so i'd say better now than then. if we can't, then we'll take the savings we can get now and we will relitigate this as we get closer to the election. >> all right. in addition to dealing with the content of negotiating this deal, there is a p.r. battle involved here as well. senate majority leader harry reid has had a lot to say about what is standing in the way of getting something done. let's take a listen. >> the obstacle, and i want to be very clear, to finding common ground is republicans stubborn insistence on proit canning tax funding and give-aways to corporations and individualindividuals that don'd the give-aways. >> the president has also framed this choice. earlier in week as kids going to college, or tax breaks for corporate jets. i mean it's something they said with the miles per hour public is an easy choice -- said that american public, an easy choice for them. what is the plan for that bat? >> senator reid ha
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on this big screen behind us. you can see -- we're seeing the same picture that you were showing earlier of . of getting ready an -- of nasa of people getting ready. people are gathering for the launch, if it happens an people already start arriving early. >> it's different is -- watching it on youtube, it is life. it's is -- it is live. but watching 2 live is -- it's like the -- watching it live is -- it's like the end of an era. >> reporter: back live here, had is the picture inside the megadome inside the shebot cyan center -- science center. the nice thing about this is you get to watch it with people who are also excite about this history-making event and two there are scientists onhand, astronomer the here that can make it part -- astronomers here that can make it part of the experience. people have say this is a and he want to be here -- this is sad and they want to be here. the folks we talked to said we'll be ready to come back. we'll continue to watch things here an we'll check in with one of the astronomers and check back on "mornings on 2." claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news.
northbound. it will still be a big hassle. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, we have slow traffic here in hayward, southbound backing up from about just south of 238 down to tennyson. san mateo bridge looks nice after a delay. and the dumbarton bridge looks nice. if you drive on the dumbarton bridge it's smelly near the radio towers. what are those? tweet me. 7:11. let's go to steve. >> i'm gonna guess the tide. >>> garning. we have sunshine, warm weather inland. by the coast there's still pockets of fog. another tweet from laurel. parts of the marin coast, san mateo/santa cruz coastline. it's very shallow. high temperatures are inland. as you know, it's been very, very cool. antioch 90 degrees. today, 92. that should be your high this time of year. the coastal temperatures have been actually close to normal. had a big nothing bank yesterday. some of it is starting to come back a little bit. temperatures 60s, already for some. we're running normal on the lows. here but some of the higher elevations -- are about 70 degrees. there's some warm air aloft. it won't take long to get to
meggy. she said what the heck is going on? well, a big, strong system has moved in. we had two systems make it down there in june. you but the end result for sus we get a lot of low clouds for this time of year. the low is not going anywhere until probably thursday when it ejects out or even friday. it will be 5 slow process. so by the coast, low clouds, drizzle. hangs on for a long time like it did yesterday. now, inland areas it -- it burns off. low clouds around the bray and then breezy as well. but low clouds getting helped along by a weak system everybody's stuck. from travis to vacaville, so the delta breeze is in full spring and you can see how the system -- first part of the system right there. that's going 20 continue to enhance that fog. so following -- cooling inland continues. we are iv in the 50s for many on the coast -- we are already in the 50s for many on the coast. extremely cool for this time of year. inland areas will probably bottom out or set 8 down in the 70s, mid-70s for areas that were near 100 degrees. cool for july and temperatures, they are running about 10 t
new york, one person was killed. at least 20 injured in a fiery crash between a tour bus and big rig. the happened on interstate 90 early this morning. both vehicles caught fire. it appears a u.s. soldier helped somebody. authorities say he drove on the scene and pulled passengers out from the burning bus. one passenger claims the bus driver fell asleep. the accident is under investigation. >>> new numbers show more children are dying after being left in hot cars researchers say an air bag that urged children to -- parents to put children in the rear seats of the car worked very well. but they say it had the unintended consequence forgetting about their children. that's tushy because they are out of sight -- that's usually because any are out of sight -- they are out of sight. >>> it's 7:0. we want to check in with -- it's 7:08. right now we're looking at the the commute on highway 24 westbound coming up to the walnut creek area, la fayette and getting up to oakland. it's a nice drive all the way through the tunnel. this morning's commute is gonna be okay if you are driving in san fr
and it continues today. big old fog bank out there and it's getting enhanced. 52 to 57. 52 napa, santa rosa. 55 concord. last week at this time i think they were about 65 or 68 degrees. west-southwest 21. so the old turbo charge delta breeze is in place. west 15 at sfo. sunny, breezy to windy. gusts over 30. draw your attention into that low diving into portland. see that not this time of year that's for certain. july very rare to see something of that nature coming in. low overcast drizzle cooling continues probably wednesday or thursday until the low ejects out. temperatures came down they'll continue that trend midweek and see gradual warm up as a high in the middle of the country dominating almost the entire country drifts back to the west. won't be for about five days. low clouds, breezy, drizzle. local drizzle. if the clears out you know it's a big cooling trend. 70 san rafael. 68 vallejo. 77 only in fairfield. 80 antioch, brentwood 5 walnut creek. berkeley 64. 78 morgan hill to 74 couper tino. upper 50s, very low 60s on the san mateo coast and also in san francisco. much cooler through
will looking very nice on 101 and 80. let's go it steve. >> some sun breaks but a lot of fog. big fog. a lot of that has moved locally. you'll stay hot but everyone else well. tropical clouds could fear up thunderstorm activity along the seer remarks so any travel plans there. 50s for many, low get commit but west, southwest. that is a turbo charged sea breeze. the higher clouds will probably depart to the east because it wouldn't be favorable for those after saturday. more off towards the east and south. cooler inland for most. 95% of the viewing area. 50, 67. 0s or low 90s. the temperature is coming down. five-day does have higher clouds but mostly sunny. temperatures will be cooling down and we'll keep it there. >>> it's a crime that the police chief is calling an outrage. police are looking for the gunman who killedded a good samaritan. >>> drivers may have already noticed new additions to the eastern span of the bay bridge. we'll tell you what's supposed to happen. >>> this morning the white house is announcing a new deal that could save you money at the pump. we'll tell you what the pr
francisco's big 4th of july celebration. tens of thousands are expected to gather on the embarcadero to watch the fireworks. today at municipal pier at the foothill of van ness avenue, crews weries logged the shells for the pyrospectacular. organizers say about 2,000 fireworks will be shot into the sky during the 20-minute show. >> we have always got new products every year. so wait and see. there is a lot of nice stuff and clear skies. so it will be fun and exciting. >> clear skies is what we're hoping for. if you are planning to head to the city to see the fireworks, police suggest you take public transition. if you take bart, the closest station is the embarcadero bart station. we have an interactive man and you can find them on "the weekend extra tab," on ktvu.com. >>> a hazmat crew was sent to a hotel after i housekeeper's unusual discovery. the maid found what was first believed to be a mental lab n- at la quinta inn in berkeley. police say there were various powders in mixtures and containers. nearby rooms and corridors were evacuated as a precaution. the chemicals though tu
pruning a vineyard on big ranch road when they started feeling sick. they brought the labels from chemicals used on neighboring vineyards the night before. other grape growers say the pesticides are commonly used in that area. >> we are in a quarantine area. we are trying to eradicate european grapevine moth. >> the agricultural commission says vineyards are supposed to report over pesticide used. >>> japan's power plants are set to under go stress test. it's in response to the march earthquake and tsunami. it has come under heavy criticism for its poor -- >>> we should find out where the 2018 winter olympic games will be held. the three cities bidding hewn i germany, and south korea. 'young change is considered the front runner. hewnic is trying to become the first city to host a winter and summer olympics and considered a long shot. >>> the perjury trial begins today for roger college mons. he's accused of lying to congress under oath. college mons extrainer claims he injected the record setting pitcher with steroids and human growth hormones. >>> back to sal for traffic. >> tra
of being more worried about the election. >>> let's take a live look from the big board in new york city. currently you can see the dow is down 78 points. stocks fell after congress failed to reach the deal. at one point is was down to about 140 points. right now, the dow is down 78 points. nasdaq is down 12. s&p is down just 6. overseas stocks closed down in asia with investors there worried about the budget balance. japan's nikkei dropped 8/10. similar losses were seen in australia and in deya -- and india. >>> the debt showdown is forcing president obama to cancel several campaign fund- raisers. campaign officials say the president had to cancel two events planned for tonight at the nation's cap -- capitol. that's on top of two events this week, including one here in california. despite that, he's taking sometime some time off today to host the -- some time off today to host the san francisco giants. mr. obama will honor the work off the field in the community. the white house ceremony begins in just about an hour from now, at 1:00. >>> one day after same-sex marriages became legal in
conversations with the president about doing the big deal, and taking a big step in the right direction, it is pretty clear to me they are just not willing to do it and the next election matters more than what is right for the country. i am not worried about the next election. forget about the next election. if we do the right thing for the country, we'll not have to worry about who will get elected and who isn't. >> chris: speaker boehner, i want to thank you always coming in . we'll see how the world turns this week. >> we sure about well. >> chris: how the debt ceiling is playing out. what happens next. change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aerospace industry in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> i think one of the questions tha
injuries. the big rig's driver was not hurt. authorities are trying to figure out if it was the shuttle driver who ran a red light causing that accident. >>> at this hour another round of white house meetings is under way to try to resolve the debt ceiling dispute. there's new word in just the past hour of a possible bipartisan compromise in the works. that comes after a testy exchange between the president and a republican the last night. >> we have been in this fight together. any suggestion that the role that eric has played in these meetings has been anything less than helpful is wrong. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner rushed to defend eric canter. canter pushed the president so much that the president called out, eric don't call my bluff. >> this is for laws that are due for preexisting obligations such as social security, like the troops we have on the field. like our border security agents, our fbi agents. >> tonight there are reports that the democratic and republican leaders are working on a compromise. it would give the president more authority to raise the debt ceiling
, where thousands gathered to watch the women's world cup soccer final on the big-screen. >> reporter: ken, here in civic center plaza, people were waving the stars and stripes all day, cheering on the usa in the world cup finals and early in the game it looked like the us was pulling off the win. twice in the second half san francisco crowd erupted when the us scored go-ahead goals. >> it could not have been more exciting. to the very end it was a nail- biter. >> reporter: this was a huge audience, perhaps 5,000 strong. a fan-favorite was the american goalkeeper hope solo. for the start of the game we joined petaluma's david solo, hope's half-brother. >> i'm really overcome with emotion and i can't believe she is in the final for the world cup. >> reporter: solo shared time with young soccer players and shared with us a text he received from home this morning. >> i just assumed she wouldn't get back to me today. he was no way thinking that she has bigger fish to fry today. >> reporter: in the end they couldn't stop the underdog japanese work won it in a shootout. the cinderella story f
is big enough to do some major traffic damage in the area. in other words this is going to be bad thing for the morning commute. again, on the gut lou piniella parkway near the virginia exit there. so we have a crew on the way. right now it's very light because it's early and we don't have a lot of slow traffic but this will become a problem. we don't know exactly how bad it is but our crew is on the way and should be there in just a few moments and we'll let you know. we'll have live pictures as soon as they get there. 4:31 back to the desk. >>> three teenagers are in the hospital this morning following their terrifying ordeal on a secluded marin county beach. they were swept out into the frigid choppy waters off tennessee valley beach yesterday evening. the u.s. coast guard, the california highway patrol, federal park rangers and life guards all raced to the scene, but some good samaritans hiking in the headlands were the first to take action. they immediately came to the rescue after spotting a huge wave knock the two girls and boy into the water. >> we got down there and then the tw
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